2PM are releasing a Korean version of the best album in Japan on February 14.
The best album consists of the most beloved songs of 2PM’s released in Korea. This album will be released in three different versions: One that includes a DVD of JYP Nation in Japan Concert, which took place in August last year, and one including “Alive,” composed by Jun Su, and one including “Move On,” composed by Jun Ho.
2PM have proved their popularity as they ranked second as a new artist and first as a Korean artist at Oricon Artist Total Sales of 2011. Also, at the 26th Golden Disk Awards, they received two best new artist awards, including New Artist of the Year. They are currently loved by many people in Japan as the most promising new artist.
In addition to this, Taec Yeon, Chan Sung, and Nickhun have attracted wide attention by appearing in Japanese drama series and movies. Their drama series usually recorded high ratings, and they are also loved as actors.
2PM are also holding an exclusive concert, under the title of “Budokan 6 Days,” at Nippon Budokan. The concert hall is provided for the first time to a Korean singing group. 2PM are holding the concert for six days on May 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, and 31. Tickets for the concert can be reserved from March 31.
JYP Entertainment says, “Because 2PM have attracted wide attention in Japan last year as the most promising new artist, we’re expecting that 2PM will make rapid progress also in this year. Including the Budokan concert, movie Ouran High School Host Club, in which Nickhun made cameo appearance, will be released in March 17. As a representative Korean boy group, 2PM will try their best. Please give your interest and love to 2PM.”
Actor Kim Soo Hyun has cheered his staff members up with pizzas.
On February 2, Kim, on the set of the drama series The Moon Embracing the Sun, provided the staff members and other cast members with pizzas to cheer them up because they’ve had a hard time shooting all night long in the cold weather.
By providing the staff members and other cast members with pizzas that have just been baked, he increased the temperature of the set.
A staff member on the set said, “We were exhausted by shooting all night long for a few days, but we had a great time eating the pizzas the King has provided to us.”
The tenth episode of MBC TV’s drama series The Moon Embracing the Sun, which aired on February 2, displayed average viewer ratings of 37.1% (according to AGB Nielsen Media Research) and has become a drama series the nation loves.
Prior to their comeback, miss A, who are at the forefront of Hallyu, recently released still cuts from the set of their music video.
On February 3, miss A, who are getting ready for their comeback later this month, is said to have finished shooting their music video for a song of their mew album, at the set located in Namyangju, Gyeonggi-do. Especially, the four-member group received a lot of attention for having their fans over during the filming.
In the picture that released on February 9, miss is flaunting their unflinching charisma with eye-catching style. The four members are showing flashy and precise dance moves while wearing white racy outfits, under a dim light. Their charisma while wearing famine outfits is overwhelming and generating expectations.
AQ Entertainment says, “They are doing their best to live up to the expectations from those who have been long waiting. Keep sending them love and support.”
Finally, the last ticket sales for Big Bang’s concert in Seoul, the starting point of their world tour concert titled “Big Bang Alive Tour 2012,” began at 8:00 p.m. on February 8.
The Big Bang Alive Tour 2012 holds concerts around the world in 25 cities of 16 different countries in Asia, North America, South America, and Europe. This big concert officially begins in Seoul on March 2 to 4 at the Seoul Olympic Gymnasium.
One particular thing that draws attention is Live Nation, the biggest concert managing company in the world, a famous stage director, and a popular band will be a part of this concert.
The group has already sold a remarkable number of tickets in three previous ticket sales, and the fact that this concert will be their coming out stage of their new album which releases on February 29 is another attraction point.
YG Entertainment says, “Things are heating up as Big Bang’s world tour concert is about to start. The boys are working their guts out to live up to their fans’ expectations.”